The government has refused costs to UK Oil & Gas plc in its successful appeal over gas exploration near Dunsfold in Surrey.
The shale gas company, Ineos Upstream, has been criticised by the High Court for “improper conduct” and “inexcusable delay” over its injunction against anti-fracking protests.
Two cyclists have begun a 1,000 mile ride to Spain in a campaign to stop oil extraction at Horse Hill in Surrey.
The High Court has granted a final injunction to UK Oil & Gas to prevent specific protests at its Horse Hill site by a small number of activists.
Final consent had not yet been granted for the stimulation of the Wressle oil well in North Lincolnshire, Union Jack Oil confirmed today. But the company announced that tests on wells at two West Newton sites in East Yorkshire were expected soon.
IGas saw revenue drop by nearly half last year following production cuts and a falling oil price during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Egdon Resources reported a £4.75m loss today, along with falling production and revenues.
Two Ineos companies are among the UK’s most energy-intensive industries to receive millions of pounds in compensation for the costs of carbon emission schemes.
Ineos’s shale gas business has cut the value of its exploration assets to zero following the government moratorium on fracking in England.
A company that tried to frack in North Yorkshire three years ago says it wants to re-use old gas sites for renewable energy.